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Cindy McCurry-Ross, senior managing editor of The Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press, says the newspaper instilled a ëculture of innovationí with mobile journalists and other efforts. Photo by By Brendan Lowe.

Cindy McCurry-Ross, senior managing editor of The Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press, says the newspaper instilled a ëculture of innovationí with mobile journalists and other efforts. Photo by By Brendan Lowe.

The Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press won APME's first Innovator of the Year award for its "culture of innovation."

-- Rob Tricchinelli, Gazette Staff

More conveage at the 2007 Conference blog.

New formats, old habits are lessons from Va. TechOpen in a New Window

By Carrie Dindino Gazette Staff The April slayings on the Virginia Tech campus underscored the need for posting information fast and in sometimes unfamiliar formats, journalists said at Friday's APME session on lessons learned from the tragedy. It also prompted...

 

New board electedOpen in a New Window

APME Board election winners: At-Large Directors: Peggy Bellows Jon Broadbooks Adell Crowe Maria Lettman Jan Touney Mark Bowden Joe Garcia Small Newspaper Director: Bob Heisse Online Director: Jim Brady

 

Keeping minority staffers just as hard as hiring themOpen in a New Window

By Danielle Ulman Gazette Staff Newspapers once struggled to recruit minority reporters, but today the industry is struggling to retain them. Journalists of color are leaving the industry much faster than those entering, said panelists at Thursday's APME/UNITY summit "Improving...

 

Editors vote to impose $150 duesOpen in a New Window

By Dan Lamothe and Kenneth R. Fletcher Gazette Staff Members voted unanimously Friday to assess APME editors $150 per year in dues, the first time the association has attempted to collect dues in its 74-year history. The decision was approved...

 

Election '08: Early start leaves time for innovative coverageOpen in a New Window

By Anju Kaur Gazette Staff WASHINGTON - The most unusual presidential election in history will require journalists to cover it in the most innovative ways, panelists said at Friday's APME session "Election 2008: Get Ready It's Sooner than You Think."...

 

Diversity losses mount in newsroomsOpen in a New Window

Diversity Session By Arelis Hernandez Across the country, newsrooms are losing minority journalists at an alarming rate to industries outside journalism, leaders of national minority journalists' organizations said at Friday's APME/UNITY Summit. The changing newsroom, they say, has put diversity...

 

Anonymous postings harmful? Editors: yes; readers: noOpen in a New Window

By Raechal Leone APME Gazette An overwhelming majority of editors and the public agree the content on news Web sites is just as credible as what they read in newspapers, according to highlights of a study released Friday. They also...

 

$18,000 raised for APME FoundationOpen in a New Window

Editors raised about $18,000 in APME's live and silent auctions, according to Suki Dardarian, APME Foundation president. The donations are still being tallied but the number will only grow, Dardarian said. The president said she was pleased with the total,...

 

Despite budget cuts, award winners deliver qualityOpen in a New Window

By Michael Walsh Gazette Staff Newsrooms nationwide are producing quality journalism, despite budget cuts and funding shortages, said APME President Karen Magnuson. And the industry must work even harder to continue the trend toward excellence, she said. At the APME...

 

Fort Myers takes home first Innovator awardOpen in a New Window

By Rob Tricchinelli Gazette Staff MoJos, microsites, crowdsourcing and Team Watchdog. The buzzwords flew, the editors voted, and The Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press won APME's first Innovator of the Year award for its "culture of innovation." The News-Press was the...

 

What happens in Vegas is APMEOpen in a New Window

APME is hoping that what happens in Vegas next year stays with you. Organizers expect about 1,000 journalists to gather at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa from Sept. 7-10, 2008. Those who show will help celebrate APME's 75th...

 

Elections around the cornerOpen in a New Window

Election day 2008 is 13 months away, but the campaigns are already rolling and the first primary is in January. Editors from several bureaus in Washington, D.C., discussed the upcoming presidential election, how the media are handling the online boom...

 

What Virginia Tech taught usOpen in a New Window

Panelists at the "Multimedia Lessons from a National Tragedy" session recalled their early coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings, adding this became "the first true multimedia news event," as Carole Tarrant of the The Roanoke (Va.) Times called it. The...

 

Diversity an essential, helpful tool in newsroomsOpen in a New Window

Journalists of color are leaving newsrooms and the newspaper industry as a whole. And recent cutbacks in newsrooms nationwide have only exaccerbated the decrease. That's the message sent by an afternoon panel led by APME President Karen Magnuson and UNITY...

 

In the moneyOpen in a New Window

APME President Karen Magnuson discussed the organization's recent successes and future at the APME Awards luncheon Friday. She told attendees about the board's goal of raising $146,000 this past year, a bar she said she was worried about meeting because...

 

APME awardsOpen in a New Window

The annual APME awards were presented today at a luncheon to honor the work of reporters, photographers and newsrooms throughout the country. Awards given at the lunch included: Robert G. McGruder Diversity Award Wanda Lloyd, executive editor of The Montgomery...

 

QOTD: Gene ForemanOpen in a New Window

What single development do you think made the biggest impact on the news industry? "It's a jump ball between the telegraph and Internet. Both resulted in profound change. The telegraph sped up the news, and of course now with the...

 

Fighting for FOIAOpen in a New Window

A panel discussion today on the Freedom of Information Act dealt with struggles in seeking and obtaining public documents. Lucy Dalglish, executive director of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, David Burnham, co-director of the Transactional Records Access...

 

QOTD: Robert BlauOpen in a New Window

What single development do you think made the biggest impact on the news industry? "The instant access to not just a plethora of sources but raw databases dramatically reshaped not only the business but the world as well." Robert Blau,...

 

At the Mall of Ideas: The Washington TimesOpen in a New Window

The Washington Times booth is exhibiting a prototype program called "Inside Track." The program will provide four pages of content to subscribing newspapers, covering topics like politics and international news.
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